Keeping Your Website In Top Condition - 5 Easy tips for maintaining a streamline site

Written by Janet Thompson

Whether you arerepparttar master of your own domain or webmastering for someone else, you want to maintainrepparttar 131928 most efficient website you can. To achieve this takes diligence and awareness on your part. Here are five ways to maintain that site with minimum effort. The best idea is to schedule this small list as part of your regular weekly routine.

1. Go through your site and click on links. Check to ensure that all links work and are loading properly. If you have massive lists of links, break them down and do a portion a week as a rotating maintenance. This upkeep includes images. Take a quick tour through your site to make sure there are no broken images. Nothing looks so unkempt as that little red x where your image should be.

2. Checkrepparttar 131929 bulletin board or guest book and reply or respond to your correspondence. People love getting prompt and courteous answers to questions or queries they address to you. Even if one of your visitors has left a small comment or url in your guest book, respond to them. This is internet networking in it's most elemental form, but repparttar 131930 returns are enormous. Branding your name to your site is how people will remember you and return often. Receiving a note in their email saying something such as "thanks for dropping by ( and leaving your url for us" is going to further imprint your internet address in their mind. It's great public relations.

Where have all the web content sites gone?

Written by Melissa Brewer

Many web content websites have vanished or stopped in their tracks in repparttar last few months.

It's quite amazing that this has happened, actually, inrepparttar 131927 aftermath ofrepparttar 131928 September 11th tragedies -- more people than ever are now usingrepparttar 131929 web to get vital news information in real-time. (Family members in my household now visit international news websites to get a different perspective onrepparttar 131930 events going on!)

Content is still around, websites still advertise for content creation jobs, and yetrepparttar 131931 websites for web writers andrepparttar 131932 content community have dissipated to a small, yet vital, few.

So, if you're looking for support, news, and training, where should you go? Here's a rundown ofrepparttar 131933 surviving -- and thriving -- websites and communities for those of us who write online!

Web Page Content Articles and products to improve web content >Fromrepparttar 131934 website: "75+ ways to make your web content more usable, readable, credible, accessible and profitable, and attract more traffic through search engines. New articles every week or so." An interesting mix of content and creation how-to's.

Contentious Amy Gehran continues to write her monthly articles on online writing and content creation at Meet with her when she travels to DC!

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